SOCCER PREVIEW: Peninsula College men defend first NWAACC championship

PORT ANGELES — It would appear the Peninsula College men’s soccer program is running out of room to grow. A year after winning their first… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS COLUMN: Pinks perfect for Kids’ Salmon Derby in Sekiu

LEAVE THE RITALIN in the medicine cabinet. With Humpy Madness 2011 still in full effect, little Joey and Josie should have little trouble focusing during… Continue reading

SPORTS: Area prep football practice heats up

The long grind of the high school football season began this week as teams around the state held their first practices of the fall Wednesday.… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS: Kalaloch unlikely to have razor clam harvest

RAZOR CLAM DIGGERS shouldn’t expect much, if anything, from Kalaloch Beach this fall. Olympic National Park completed its annual stock assessment of Kalaloch’s clam population… Continue reading

SPORTS: Concussion testing for athletes starts today

North Olympic Peninsula athletes can take preseason concussion testing starting today through a special program offered by Area athletes ages 10 and older can… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN’S GOLF COLUMN: Port Angeles High School graduate assists LPGA tourney in Oregon

IT ALL STARTED back behind the since-shuttered Fairview Elementary School in the mid-1990s in Port Angeles. Fifth-grade teacher and Port Angeles High School golf coach… Continue reading

SPORTS: No baby steps for Peninsula College women’s soccer team as it aims for the top

PORT ANGELES — The Peninsula College women’s soccer team is 1-year-old this season but don’t think for a second that you can take candy away… Continue reading

SPORTS: North Olympic 16U softball team claims fifth place at World Series

LAMAR, Colo. — North Olympic, the smallest team with only 11 players, and the youngest with just four 16-year-olds, captured fifth place at the 16U… Continue reading

SPORTS: These are not your grandparents of the 1940s as the North Olympic Peninsula gears up for the Senior Games

PORT ANGELES — These aren’t your grandparents of the 1940s and ’50s. These grandparents can boogie. The public will get the chance to see these… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Pinks are abundant, kings are strong at Freshwater Bay, silvers are coming

COLOR THEM PINK. Pink salmon are still going like gangbusters, especially in Sekiu, while the kings seem to be leaving and the silvers are starting… Continue reading

SPORTS: Storm postpones North Olympic World Series game

LAMAR, Colo. — Lightning and thunderstorm 1, North Olympic 0. The Colorado weather seems to keep beating the North Olympic 16U softball team at the… Continue reading

SPORTS: North Olympic 16U World Series team hanging on by thread after losing first game [**Gallery from Colorado**]

LAMAR, Colo. — North Olympic's 16U softball team can't afford to lose any more games at the Babe Ruth World Series after falling to powerhouse… Continue reading

SPORTS: Registration deadline coming up fast for Olympic Peninsula Senior Games

PORT ANGELES — It’s one of the most popular events on the North Olympic Peninsula and the deadline to register is approaching fast. The Olympic… Continue reading

MICHAEL CARMAN’S GOLF COLUMN: Area connection in LPGA tournament near Portland

GLORY’S LAST SHOT comes this weekend during the 93rd PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club. The event offers that one final chance for players to… Continue reading

SPORTS: North Olympic 16U softball team starts championship tournament action today in Babe Ruth World Series

LAMAR, Colo. — The North Olympic 16U softball team opens Babe Ruth World Series championship bracket play today at 2:30 p.m. PDT. The game against… Continue reading

SPORTS: North Olympic girls wilt under 97-degree heat … but advance to World Series anyway

LAMAR, Colo. — Heat 1, North Olympic 0. One bad inning, partly because of heat exhaustion, doomed North Olympic at the 16U Babe Ruth softball… Continue reading

SPORTS UPDATE: North Olympic team loses, but still goes to World Series

LAMAR, Colo. — Wausau, Wis., scored six runs in the top of the sixth to come from behind and beat North Olympic 8-4 in 16U… Continue reading

SPORTS: North Olympic stars alive in 16U Babe Ruth Softball World Series, play today

LAMAR, Colo. — The North Olympic all-star bats caught fire at just the moment in the first day of the 16U Babe Ruth Softball World… Continue reading

MATT SCHUBERT’S OUTDOORS: King salmon still the monarch of Peninsula waters, but pinks supreme

THE KINGS MAY be the thing in the saltwater salmon fishery, but it’s still awfully pink on the North Olympic Peninsula. All across the western… Continue reading

Thinking about snow in August? Why not! Fundraising party to keep Hurricane Ridge Road open all winter Saturday.

PORT ANGELES — Barrett Christy is a pro snowboarder who participated in the 1998 Winter Olympics and has more X Games medals than any other… Continue reading